Maintaining Homeostasis: Importance & Examples


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How is shivering related to the concept of homeostasis?

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1. Homeostasis is __.

2. When the human body requires more energy you feel __.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Why do we sweat? Or wear different clothes in different seasons? Homeostasis. Use this interactive quiz and printable worksheet to assess your knowledge of homeostasis. Assessment items will focus on different things the body does to maintain homeostasis and the significance of homeostasis to living organisms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be assessed on:

  • How the concept of homeostasis relates to shivering
  • What happens when homeostasis cannot be maintained by an organism
  • How the human body reacts when more energy is needed

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define the key term homeostasis
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on homeostasis
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how the human body reacts when it requires water

Additional Learning

The lesson, Maintaining Homeostasis: Important & Examples, will teach you about homeostasis maintenance. Objectives covered include:

  • Understand internal equilibrium
  • Know how the body maintains homeostasis
  • Review examples of how humans do things externally to maintain homestasis